Flour prices in Karachi jacked up twice in one week

The prices of flour in Karachi have been increased twice in the ongoing week making it a prized commodity.

As per details, 2.5kg flour is being sold at Rs59 in Karachi after a surge of Rs2 per kg in the city, second time a hike was recorded.

On the other hand, President Flour Mills Association Chaudhry Aamir Abdullah has said that the provincial government had procured 1.2million metric tons of wheat, but not providing it to the flour mills.

He added that flour price can be decreased by Rs5 to 6 per kg with the cooperation of Sindh government.

On August 31, Sindh Food Minister Hari Ram Kishori Lal had announced that flour mills on the department’s roster would be provided wheat stocks on subsidized rates soon.